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Commack Fire Department Hosting Collection Drive As Hurricane Relief Effort

The Commack Fire Department is hosting a Collection Drive to collect goods for our neighbors to the south who we are anticipating will be in need of supplies after the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence. 

All donations can be dropped off at Commack Fire Department Headquarters, 6309 Jericho Turnpike (just west of Commack Road), ANYTIME, 24 hours a […]

Suffolk County Executive Bellone Announces Prevention Efforts To Combat Prostate Cancer

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced on September 14th, 2018 that the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge will be lit up in the color blue as part of promotional efforts to encourage men to get screened for prostate cancer for National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Suffolk County will also be embarking on a public service […]

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Twenty-Two Beaches Close To Bathing

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The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed 22 beaches to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed acceptable criteria. In addition, four beaches that had closed earlier this season remain closed. In total, 26 beaches are closed to bathing.

The following beaches are closed to bathing. Those marked with an […]

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Lupinacci Displays Gold Ribbons At Huntington Town Hall For Children’s Cancer Awareness Month

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Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci launched a Gold Ribbon Campaign at Huntington Town Hall for Children’s Cancer Awareness Month at the request of the Christina Renna Foundation.
 
“This gold ribbon campaign allows us as a community to speak with one voice for those voices that can no longer be heard and for those children who need our […]

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Vanderbilt Museum Welcomes First Responders As Guests For A Day

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will thank First Responders and their families by offering them free admission, guided Mansion tours and Planetarium shows on Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
“We salute the brave men and women who make sacrifices and face danger every day to respond to emergencies and keep us safe,” said Lance […]

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August is National Immunization Month

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This month, as we prepare for school, college and the colder months ahead, remember to check your records to be sure your immunizations are up to date. It is our shared responsibility to protect ourselves, our families and the community from serious life threatening diseases.
“Immunization — perhaps the most significant public health achievement of the […]

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Twenty-Nine New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

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Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced on August 17th, 2018 that 29 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

The samples — 27 Culex pipiens-restuans and one Culex salinarius — were collected between August 7 and August 9 from Dix Hills (1), Huntington (6), South Huntington (1), East Northport (1), North Babylon (2), West Babylon (5), Copiague […]

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The Beach Closure Issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach Has Been Lifted

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The beach closure issued for West Oaks Recreation Club Beach, in the Town of Islip, has been lifted, as results of recent samples show the water quality to be within acceptable levels.
The following beaches are closed due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed acceptable criteria.
 

Amityville Village Beach
Babylon

Tanner Park Beach
Babylon

Venetian Shores Beach
Babylon

Tides Beach
Brookhaven

Beech Road Beach (NSBA)
Brookhaven

Friendship […]

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Three More Beaches Closed Due to Heavy Rainfall

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Other Beach Closures Lifted as of 3 p.m.
As of 3:00 p.m. today, three more beaches have been closed to swimming.
They are Tides Beach in the Town of Brookhaven and Valley Grove Beach and Prices Bend Beach in the Town of Huntington
The advisory is based on the potential that bacterial numbers in excess of New York […]

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Councilman Smyth Responds to Opioid Overdose

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On July 16, 2018 and 19 2018, Councilman Ed Smyth and Senator Carl Marcellino hosted a Narcan Training event to help increase understanding and awareness of fatal overdoses related to opioids and the impact it is having on our communities.  
Teaming up with New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the Northport-East […]

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